The Hockey History Podcast

Bill and Riley debate which NHL players belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame and which don't. Episodes every few weeks.

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Episode 46: Anders Hedberg, Igor Larionov, Bernie Morris

06-08-2020

Does Anders Hedberg belong in the Hall of Fame? What about Igor Larionov? What about Bernie Morris? (Who was Bernie Morris?!?)

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 74.47MB - Duration: 1:21:20 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 45: Rick Martin, Glenn Anderson and George Hay

20-07-2020

Why isn't Rick Martin in the Hockey Hall of Fame? Why is Glenn Anderson? Who was George Hay?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 81.16MB - Duration: 1:28:39 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 44: Hart Trophy Part 9: Wrap Up and Conclusion

08-07-2020

Who are the best players in hockey history by Hart trophies?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 91.43MB - Duration: 1:39:52 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 43: Hart Trophy Part 8: Last Lockout to the Present

05-06-2020

We evaluate the Hart Trophy winners from 2013 until 2020

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 55.95MB - Duration: 1:01:07 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 42: Hart Trophy Part 7: Between the Lockouts

22-05-2020

We evaluate the Hart Trophy winners from 2006 until 2012

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 55.02MB - Duration: 1:00:06 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 41: Hart Trophy Part 6: The Dead Puck Era

08-05-2020

We evaluate the Hart Trophy from 1995 through 2004

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 96.45MB - Duration: 1:45:21 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 40: Hart Trophy Part 5: Merger to Lock Out

24-04-2020

We evaluate the Hart Trophy from 1980 through 1994

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 68.13MB - Duration: 1:37:23 m (98 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 39: When the Spanish Flu Cancelled the Cup

03-04-2020

Sports have been suspended for public health reasons before

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 59.39MB - Duration: 1:04:52 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 38: Reevaluating the Hart Part 4: Expansion to the Merger

20-03-2020

Podcast Episode

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 52.56MB - Duration: 57:25 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 37: Revisting the Hart Part 3: Original Six Trophies

05-03-2020

The Back Check

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 103.23MB - Duration: 2:25:50 m (99 kbps 44100 Hz)




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The Back Check is a hockey history podcast where Bill and Riley discuss which NHL players belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Detailed show notes can be found at our blog.

Our sources are https://www.hockey-reference.com/, Wikipedia, http://www.hockeydb.com/, and http://www.quanthockey.com/.

 

Bill Enos

Bill Enos 

 Bill grew up on the south shore of Montreal, but was born on the left coast. He has been a die-hard Canucks fan since 1989 (except those two Messier years, which he spent living in a bunker fearing the sun).  Bill has long been an avid baseball, hockey and football fan, and probably should write a book about one of them. Joining the podcast with Riley is a chance for Bill to flex his vast knowledge of hockey history without becoming a pub quiz barfly. Bill has promised to remove his green and blue coloured glasses for the podcast, but can't make any promises. 

 

Riley Haas

Riley Haas

Riley grew up watching baseball but fell in love with the Maple Leafs during the 1993 playoff run. He had his heart broken by Gretzky and didn't watch hockey again for 5 years. Starting with the 1999 Leafs playoff run Riley immersed himself in hockey again, becoming so obsessive that he eventually wrote a book about Maple Leafs mismanagement. He dates his falling out of love with the Maple Leafs from the David Clarkson contract. He is now much more of a basketball fan but still loves the history of hockey.

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